Liedle, Larson & Vail, LLP

Ryan G. Rupe

Ryan G. Rupe is Special Counsel with the firm

Ryan G. Rupe is Special Counsel with the firm.  Ryan's practice focuses on construction, real estate, governmental torts, professional liability and business litigation.  He has extensive experience representing clients in all phases of complex litigation throughout California and Arizona.

Ryan is frequently called upon to bring challenging construction and real estate projects to completion.  He works effectively to facilitate resolutions, negotiating with stakeholders, and preserving his client's rights against responsible parties, including owners, developers, contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers, or other project participants.   When litigation is necessary, he represents clients in the prosecution and defense of claims, including actions for delay, liquidated damages, loss of use, and defective work, as well as surety bond claims and claims for professional negligence. 

Ryan has considerable experience with mechanics' liens.  He served as lead litigation counsel for a shopping center owner in a multi-million dollar construction payment dispute involving fifty disputed change orders and thirty lien foreclosure lawsuits.  In addition, he successfully negotiated the project closeout and release of numerous mechanics' liens recorded against an eight-story educational facility in downtown San Diego by a global prime contractor, subcontractors and suppliers.

With respect to real property matters, Ryan has represented national title insurance companies in litigation involving mechanics' liens, encumbrances, boundary claims and encroachments.  Ryan is also versed in commercial real estate transactions having represented the largest privately held restaurant company in Arizona with its acquisition and development work.  He routinely negotiated and documented purchase and sale agreements, commercial leases, construction contracts and financing arrangements.

Ryan is a native San Diegan and attended the University of San Diego for his undergraduate and legal studies.  He is licensed to practice law in Arizona (2004) and California (2009).  Ryan is a member of the San Diego North County Bar Association and Fiorenzo V. Lopardo Chapter of the American Inn of Court. 



Liedle, Larson & Vail, LLP, Attorneys At Law
Liedle, Larson & Vail, LLP
California Law Firm
Specializing in Civil Litigation